TOMY Recalls Munching Max Chipmunk Toys Due to Laceration Hazard

TOMY Chipmunk Toys Recall
Tomy Munching Max Chipmunk Toys

Name of product:

Lamaze Munching Max chipmunk stuffed toys

Hazard:

Parts inside the toy can break creating a sharp point that can penetrate the surface of the toy, posing a laceration hazard.

Remedy:

Replace

Recall date:

July 13, 2017

Recall number:

17-188

Description:

This recall involves Lamaze Munching Max chipmunk stuffed toys with item number L27578. “Tomy,” “Lamaze” and the item number are printed on a sewn-in fabric label near the tail of the toy.

The stuffed toy is multi-colored with a white clip on the head of the chipmunk. When the clip is pulled, the chipmunk toy vibrates and simulates eating the cloth nut attached to its arm.

 Remedy:

Consumers should immediately take the recalled toys away from children and contact TOMY International to receive a free replacement toy and a TOMY online store coupon.

Incidents/Injuries:

TOMY International has received one report of a minor laceration injury to a child’s hand.

Sold At:

Babies R Us, Toy R Us and other retail stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com from May 2016 through July 2017 for about $16.

Importer(s):

TOMY International Inc., of Oak Brook, Ill.

Manufactured In:

China

Units:

About 9,300 units in recalling, In addition, 4,700 were sold in Canada.

Original from: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/TOMY-Recalls-Munching-Max-Chipmunk-Toys

Related: Product Inspection Service Laboratory Testing China inspection company

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10 Common factors to check during a children toys inspection

  1. Food contact.
  2. Stuffing material cleanliness.
  3. Safety of battery-operated toys.
  4. Product risk assessment.
  5. Fitness for use.
  6. Labeling and age grade evaluations.
  7. Packaging and packaging waste.
  8. Electric toy safety/EMC.
  9. Certification and safety marks.
  10. Chemicals: lead/CPSIA, heavy metals, phthalates, RoHS, restricted substances.


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